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March 5, 2021

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Sen. Warner seeks answers on state of sector-security plans following Florida water breach

By Charlie Mitchell / February 18, 2021

Senate Intelligence Chairman Mark Warner (D-VA) is seeking information from the U.S. EPA and FBI about the status of their probes into the hack of a water treatment facility in Oldsmar, FL, while questioning whether sector-specific security plans and information-sharing practices need to be updated.

“Given the consequences of a successful compromise of this kind, and the broader security weaknesses this unsuccessful attempt may illustrate within critical infrastructure sectors reliant on similar industrial control systems,” Warner wrote in a...

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